B-17 Flying Fortress B-17 42-30284

B-17 Bomber Flying Fortress – The Queen Of The Skies 42-30284


  • RCL: BG-B

History of
B-17 42-30284

Delivered Denver 10/5/43; Gore 20/5/43; Smoky Hill 21/5/43; Dow Fd 30/5/43; Assigned 334BS/95BG [BG-B] Horham 15/6/43; 2m, Missing in Action St Nazaire 28/6/43 with Sell Smith, Co-pilot: J.W. Hargrove, Navigator: Lester Moreland, Bombardier: Raoul Manriquez, Flight engineer/top turret gunner: Harry Koukol, Radio Operator: Ed MaslowskiWounded in Action, Ball turret gunner: D.C. Jenson, Waist gunner: Ed ClementsWounded in Action, Waist gunner: Bill Clapper,Tail gunner: Ray Chapman (10 Returned to Duty); ditched Channel, all rescued by ASR. No MACR.

Last updated: 4. November 2017


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